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  • うみ umi
  • obsolete reading
  • obsolete reading
    わた wata
  • obsolete reading
    わだ wada


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  • noun
    sea, ocean, waters

    Sea- 海

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    • 9 strokes

      sea, ocean

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      I ache for a sight of the sea.